Chief Development Officer

Join an innovative healthcare provider, offering a continuum of services to the Long Island community.

Job #2020-1001 Location: Long Island, NY Salary: generous compensation structure

Responsibilities will include:

  • Developing a strategic plan and strategies for the successful implementation of all fundraising programs;
  • Developing financial and management reports, including a Monthly Action Plan, and ensuring that the Foundation operates efficiently within allocated funds;
  • Re-aligning and enhancing staff to place more emphasis on engagement of those who can make the greatest philanthropic difference;
  • Developing actionable strategies for meeting short and long-term fundraising goals through grants, sponsorships, major and planned gifts and fundraising events;
  • Raising awareness of the organization and its primary goals through outreach efforts, regular events in the community, publications, and media relations;
  • Tracking revenue and fundraising trends, using the information to predict future opportunities for expansion efforts, and avoiding any downtrends in individual, corporate or foundation gifts;
  • Planning and overseeing fundraising events to make sure all donor needs are met and fundraising goals are achieved;
  • Directing and supervising personnel, evaluating performance and making recommendations for personnel actions such as salary increases, promotions, and disciplinary actions;
  • Developing a “best practices” leadership gift program that is disciplined, strategic, and focused on the best opportunities.
  • Developing and initiating a Planned Giving Program;
  • Enhancing a systematized grant-seeking program from foundations and corporations;
  • Cultivating and maintaining relationships with Foundation Board members and major donors by responding to their inquiries, keeping them apprised of recent activities within the organization, and demonstrating the progress that their time and donations have made possible;
  • Working closely with the Marketing and Public Relations department to include messages of philanthropy throughout the organization and social media campaigning;
  • Developing a grateful Patient/Family Concierge Program and growing annual giving;
  • Serving as advisor to the President and CEO, other senior administrators and working directly with the Board of Directors to encourage their participation in philanthropic endeavors.

Position requires:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university required;
  • Master’s Degree preferred; Professional credential required CFRE;
  • Pursuit of continuing academic and professional education expected;
  • Demonstrated qualities of strength, stamina and enthusiasm for hard work and be skilled at accurately communicating needs, interests and accomplishments to a wide range of internal and external constituencies.